News and Updates
Dr. Shear and other members of the Complicated Grief Program are often featured in the news and on the internet. Read about complicated grief in the news. Dr. Shear often gives presentations on complicated grief in the local community and at national and international conferences. Learn about Dr. Shear's upcoming and past presentations. Learn about other upcoming and past presentations from our group and our colleagues.
The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) provides the diagnostic criteria for the classification of mental disorders in the United States. The current edition, the DSM-IV, was published in 1994. Publication of the fifth edition (DSM-5) in May 2013 is one of the most anticipated events in the mental health field. Complicated grief is under consideration for inclusion in the DSM-5. Find out more about complicated grief and the DSM-5. The website will be open for public comment when the results of the ongoing field trials are available.